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    Quote Originally Posted by Riggins View Post
    did boof and clarke play much together? i can't really remember.
    Just his first three tests I think.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riggins View Post
    did boof and clarke play much together? i can't really remember.
    Remember Boof offering to stand down for Clarke because he remembered what it was like to not get selected as a young player of great skill Didn't want the same to happen to Clarke. Boof's a legend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adub View Post
    Just his first three tests I think.
    It was 7 tests actually. Pup's first three in India then 2 against NZ and 2 against Pak before Boof got dropped for good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adub View Post
    Bagged the selection at the time, but I'm still surprised he got the axe. If Boof is the replacement then it could turn out to be a good move. Queensland don't have any batsmen worth a pinch of ****, but they won a shield and made the final the following year so hopefully he can work similar magic with the test side.

    Hopefully Invers is next.
    Not any more chaos now, but yes, please.


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    Wow this is shocking. Australia is becoming the new Pakistan in terms of sheer amount of off-ground stuff. Seems like Warner incident could've been the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back. When CA was extremely critical of the incident and chided team leadership, Arthur was keen to downplay it and attribute it to Warner's naivety.

    I can sense player resentment being a factor here. Warning signals to pup also this sacking imo.

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    Wondering if there should be an Argus conducted review of the Argus review now

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ruckus View Post
    Not any more chaos now, but yes, please.
    tbf I don't have too many arguments with the Ashes squad, but the India schemozzle, the one day and t-20 selections and just baffling things Invers is often saying don't fill me with confidence. A clean out with him following Mickey out the door wouldn't really add to the chaos. Won't happen, but wouldn't be a bad move.

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    this is such good news. ****ing stoked
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    Wow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jono View Post
    I cannot see how this timing makes sense unless he's been caught fiddling boys. Honestly this is ridiculous.
    surely gotta be related to the warner thing
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    all we gotta do is replace howard and sutherland with any one of ab tugga or tubby and we're set

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    Wow, feel sorry for Lehmann. He's being thrown a bit of a hospital pass here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey View Post
    surely gotta be related to the warner thing
    also, was it ever confirmed the players were allowed to be on the town the night they were? England/ECB were quick to say their guys were, but Australia/CA?

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    We know that Sutherland is over there, and we know that Sutherland was pretty pissed off with the entire team and leadership hierarchy over the Warner thing, so that's not the worst theory tbh

    Won't know before 9pm either way (and even then...)
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